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Germany Warns of ‘Consequences’ If Thai King Breached Law

  • Parliament begins special session to discuss protest movement
  • Protesters threaten to continue rallies until Prayuth quits
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Thousands of Protesters Gather Outside German Embassy in Bangkok
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Germany warned of “immediate consequences” if Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn broke the law on its soil as thousands of protesters gathered outside its embassy in Bangkok on Monday, stepping up the pressure in their campaign for changes to the monarchy.

The demonstrators submitted a letter questioning the king’s legal status in the European country and requesting Germany to probe whether he has exercised royal authority during his time there in violation of the country’s law. The petition is meant to help Thailand return “to the path of truthful constitutional monarchy,” according to a joint statement issued by protest orga